Singapore Airlines continues to offer cheap premium economy fares on US nonstop flights, particularly Los Angeles

Whether supporting a tighter travel policy or alternatively perhaps affording travellers a little more comfort, it is clear that the premium economy cabin is being…..

Air Premia to pursue trans-Pacific market with an all-787 fleet and large premium economy cabin, but is there room for another full-service long-haul airline in South Korea?

Corporate customers in the South Korea-North America market will have a new option from 2021 as South Korean start-up Air Premia launches services using Boeing…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..

Virgin Australia and the US market: 10 years and 4 million passengers but declining market share

Wednesday (27-Feb-2019) marks the tenth anniversary of long-haul services for Virgin Australia. The group took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER on 6-Feb-2009 and the…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

Ontario International is on to a winning track as it rises from Los Angeles International’s shadow, but politics could thwart its development plans

Ontario… no, not Ontario, Canada, but Ontario, California and home to one of the United States of America’s fastest growing airports. After living for a…..

As United doubles up on Singapore – San Francisco, how will Singapore Airlines respond?

Competition in the Singapore-US market is intensifying as United Airlines adds a second daily flight to San Francisco and Singapore Airlines (SIA) resumes nonstop flights……

The world’s top 20 airports in 2017 – Atlanta still looks down on the opposition but for how much longer will that remain the case?

ACI World has released its list of the world’s busiest airports by passenger numbers in 2017. Once again Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International tops the list but it…..

Route Profile: Tokyo – Los Angeles… from fragmentation to JV definition

Looking in detail at one of the world’s key markets, Route Profile provides an insight into the evolution of air services. Here, The Blue Swan…..

Airport Insight: Los Angeles International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

World Airways is reborn again as a long haul low cost airline. So what happens now?

The latest rejuvenation of World Airways has obviously generated ample amount of hype and curiousity, but there’s little substance behind its bold declarations of operating…..